Up and Atom
About This Show
Up and Atom brings you the latest breakthroughs and discoveries in the ever-changing world of science. Sometimes weird, sometimes confronting, always informative, come learn about the world around. Hosted by Alice Williamson (@all_isee), University of Sydney lecturer and researcher for Open Source Malaria, each week on Up For It with Lucy Smith.
Most Recent Episode
Alcoholic Goldfish & Pig Organ Transplants
5 days ago
Dr Alice Williamson is riding the Sydney Science Festival wave at the moment, and she had a couple of huge stories for Lucy this morning. Scientists have worked out how and why goldfish are using alcohol to survive icy winters (yes, really), and thanks to some big advances in gene editing, we may be one step closer to transplanting pig organs into humans and saving thousands of lives.